Chief Mrs Tola Oyediran (nee Awolowo), the eldest daughter of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, has died.

The deceased, fondly called Mama Ibadan, who was a director with The Nigerian Tribune reportedly died in her sleep a few hours ago. She was the Chairman, Board of Directors of African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc., publishers of Tribune titles.

Revd Oyediran, 79, was to celebrate her 80th birthday on December 1. She was married to Prof. A. B. O. O. Oyediran, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan. Until her death, she was hale and hearty and did not show any symptoms of illness.

 

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